For the very first episode of The Literary Edit Podcast, I was joined by OBE, Sunday Times bestselling author and founder of The Women's Prize for Fiction, the utterly wonderful Kate Mosse.
You can read about Kate’s original list of Desert Island Books here (https://thelitedit.com/desert-island-books-kate-mosse/) and the ones we discuss in this episode are:
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
Small Island by Andrea Levy
The Country Girls by Edna O’Brien
The Street by Ann Petry
The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
Dear Life by Rachel Clarke
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Other books we spoke about included Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo, Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell, We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver and this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist.
If you’d like to buy any of the books we discussed in the episode, please consider doing so from the list I created on Bookshop.org (https://bookshop.org/lists/the-literary-edit-podcast-picks-kate-mosse), an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores.
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